The Landscape Management Certificate focuses on all phases of landscape and grounds care from design to installation to maintenance. You'll study basic plant, soil, pest management, and design concepts along with specific focus of application to herbaceous perennials, trees and shrubs, turf grass, and hardscapes. You'll be prepared to work in landscape design, with maintenance companies, park districts and municipalities where you may:
- be responsible for tree selection and care (planting, pruning, problem solving)
- be responsible for turfgrass selection and care
- supervise a crew
- provide customer service
- design landscapes
Total Cost of Landscape Management Certificate
(in-district) Total Amount: $5,766.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 35
Semesters to Complete: 4
What makes MCC's Landscape Management Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
MCC offers one of the most complete and comprehensive of the landscape maintenance certificates in the area, requiring the most course credits.
In addition to the Landscape Management Certificate, we offer:
- Horticulture AAS
- Floral Design Certificate
- Gardening Certificate
- Greenhouse Certificate
- Turf and Golf Course Management Certificate
What you need to know about getting your Landscape Management Certificate (CIP 010605)
|Additional Landscape Management Certificate Costs||$2,406.00||$2,406.00||$2,406.00||$2,406.00|
What job opportunities are available to someone with a Landscape Management Certificate?
- Landscape maintenance worker
- Park district or municipality grounds maintenance worker or supervisor
|Occupation and Occupational Profile Link||SOC Code|
|Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||25-1041|
|First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers||37-1012|
|Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation||37-3012|
How will MCC's Landscape Management Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
MCC's comprehensive curriculum and internship opportunities prepare you for your career in horticulture.
By the Numbers:
- Illinois salary range $22,600 to $66,900 in landscape, lawn, and grounds care
- Illinois projection 17% growth in landscape jobs between 2010 and 2020
What have graduates gone on to do?
- Landscape maintenance laborer/supervisor
- Grounds worker in park district
- Own business in landscape care
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